Koei Tecmo celebrates a decade of historical brawling with an upcoming anniversary collector's edition of Samurai Warriors 4 arriving for the PlayStation 4 in October.

Samurai Warriors 4: Special Anime Pack includes a Blu-ray copy of the Samurai Warriors: Legend of the Sanada anime, an official soundtrack CD, and a retail PS4 copy of Samurai Warriors 4. The set also offers a bundle of character customization DLC, adding extra costumes and armor sets for several featured fighters.

Samurai Warriors 4 launches in North America on October 24. The Special Anime Pack retails for $74.99.

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KOEI TECMO AMERICA UNVEILS SAMURAI WARRIORS 4 10TH ANNIVERSARY COLLECTORS EDITION EXCLUSIVELY FOR PLAYSTATION 4

Pre-Order Incentives to include New Stages and Weapons plus Classic and New Costumes

KOEI TECMO America today unveiled the SAMURAI WARRIORS 4: Special Anime Pack, celebrating a decade of the tactical action series exclusively for the PlayStation®4 computer entertainment system, scheduled for release on October 21, 2014, along with the PlayStation®3 and PS®Vita handheld system versions.

Conceived with the intention to honor dedicated players of the series, fans can look forward to a treasure trove of "must-have" SAMURAI WARRIORS content in the SAMURAI WARRIORS 4: Special Anime Pack including:

- "Special Anime Pack" 10th anniversary Collector's Edition packaging

- SAMURAI WARRIORS: Legend of the Sanada anime (Blu-ray Disc)

- SAMURAI WARRIORS 4 game (PlayStation 4)

- SAMURAI WARRIORS 4 Official Soundtrack (CD)

- Special Costume Pack 4: Garcia, Ina, Nene and Oichi (DLC)

- Old Costume Pack 1: Yukimura, Mitsuhide, Nobunaga, Noh, Oichi, and Ranmaru (DLC)

- Edit Parts Pack 1 which allows facial and Western themed armor customization (DLC)

The company also revealed two collections of pre-order incentives for SAMURAI WARRIORS 4:

Available at GameStop, DLC bundle containing the following items:

- Scenario Pack 1: New stages "Sinister Beauties" and "Men of Charm and Courage", new items "Gold Lacquered Box" and "Lion Censer"

- Special Costumes for: Mitsunari Ishida and Toyohisa Shimazu

Available at Amazon and BestBuy: DLC bundle containing the following items:

- Weapon Pack 1: New weapons for over 25 characters

- Old Costume Pack 2: Costumes inspired by the original SAMURAI WARRIORS for Keiji Maeda, Kenshin Uesugi, Kunoichi and Shingen Takeda

Features

55 New and Updated Characters- Nobuyuki Sanada and Yoshitsugu Otani join the fray, along with Takatora Todo, Naotora Ii and Munenori Yagyu (previously only available in Japanese releases of SAMURAI WARRIORS) along with major overhauls of appearance and rearrangements in battle moves for fan-favorite characters such as Yukimura Sanada and Nobunaga Oda adding to the diverse range of more than 50 playable characters

Disseminate the Enemy Ranks- Battles are more thrilling than ever with new maneuvers including Hyper Attacks which allow for rapid moment on the battlefield combined with high powered attacks, a powerful Rage Attack which can be reached when the Spirit Gauge is full, deadly finishing moves with Mighty Strikes and the ability to mount and dismount horses seamlessly, additionally existing moves have all been powered up from their previous iterations

New Battle Modes- Enhancements and newly implemented gameplay systems create a deeper and more satisfying combat experience, including the all-new ability to switch between two characters in real-time, adjustments to morale, Officer development and the return of the popular portable item system found in SAMURAI WARRIORS 3 are just some of the features players will find to gain the advantage in combat

Unfold the rich tapestry of the Warring States era- The Story Mode portrays the tales surrounding the battles by faction, deepening the relationships between characters and is separated into two parts, regional stories, which tell the tales of the officers of various regions around the land such as Kyūshū and Shikoku, and the story of unification, which details events up to the end of the Warring States era

Leave a mark on history- In the new "Chronicle Mode", while completing various quests, meeting new officers and collecting items, players discover the world of SAMURAI WARRIORS through their own design with more ways to customize than ever before including a vastly upgraded Create Character system

Living World- PlayStation 4 players will experience an even more engaging saga with highly detailed landscapes and breathtaking skies that reflect true to life lighting and shadow effects and battlegrounds packed with significantly more enemies on screen

Cooperative Play and Cross Save functionality- All modes can be played cooperatively via Network Play across the PlayStation 3, PlayStation 4 and PS Vita system, additionally save data can be shared across all three systems

SAMURAI WARRIORS 4 is developed by Omega Force and published in North America by KOEI TECMO America. The PlayStation 3 and PS Vita versions will be available digitally exclusively through the PlayStation® Store for $49.99 and $39.99, respectively. The PlayStation 4 standard edition will be available for $59.99 and the "Special Anime Pack" will be available at participating retailers for $74.99. This title has been rated T for Teen by the ESRB.

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This article was originally published on Joystiq.